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ziprasidone oral

Does ziprasidone oral have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with ziprasidone oral:

Common side effects of ziprasidone oral:

Extrapyramidal ReactionLess Severe
Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
IndigestionLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillLess Severe
RashLess Severe
Weight GainLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of ziprasidone oral:

Fast HeartbeatSevere
Chest PainSevere
Problems with EyesightLess Severe
Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingLess Severe
Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
Dry MouthLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe

Rare side effects of ziprasidone oral:

DepressionSevere
Abnormal Movements of Face Muscles and TongueSevere
Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
StrokeSevere
HepatitisSevere
Continued Painful ErectionSevere
Feeling FaintSevere
FitSevere
Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
Swollen TongueSevere
Difficulty SwallowingSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Giant HivesSevere
DiabetesSevere
Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodSevere
Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Muscle Problems that cause Abnormal MovementLess Severe
Reduced Sensation in the MouthLess Severe
High Blood PressureLess Severe
Blood Clot in VeinLess Severe
Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
HivesLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
Fungal Infection of SkinLess Severe
CoughLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Low Body TemperatureLess Severe
Pain in the Area of the AbdomenLess Severe

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